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IPIALES, Colombia (Reuters) – Tears welled up in Gabriel Malavolta’s eyes on Saturday as he realized his dream of a new life in Peru was over, at least for now. Venezuelan migrants queue in line to register their entry into Ecuador at the International Bridge Rumichaca, Ecuador August 18, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez The 50-year-old mechanic
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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Former cricket star Imran Khan was sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan on Saturday, taking on the challenge of forming a coalition to govern as a currency crisis looms over the turbulent, nuclear-armed South Asian country. A man looks at a television screen displaying cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan swearing in as Prime
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on four Myanmar military and police commanders and two army units, accusing them of “ethnic cleansing” against Rohingya Muslims and widespread human rights abuses across the Southeast Asian nation. Rohingya refugees, who crossed the border from Myanmar two days before, walk after they received permission
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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistani lawmakers elected former cricket legend Imran Khan prime minister on Friday and he pledged to bring to justice “all those who have robbed this country” through corruption. FILE PHOTO: Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), speaks after voting in the general election in Islamabad, July 25, 2018. REUTERS/Athit
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton will discuss arms control treaties and Iran’s role in Syria in talks with Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev in Geneva next week, an administration official said on Thursday. White House national Security Advisor John Bolton listens as U.S. President Donald Trump holds a cabinet
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Screaming, chanting, and torrents of religious-style vocals are the backdrop to Pussy Riot’s Edinburgh Fringe show, which centers on the real-life trial and imprisonment of Russian frontwoman Maria Alyokhina. Pussy Riot performs at the Edinburgh Fringe, in Edinburgh, Scotland, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne A fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin,
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The Zimbabwean opposition’s challenge against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election victory will be heard in the constitutional court on August 22, the opposition leader’s spokesman said on his Twitter account on Thursday. Riot police arrive at a press conference due to be addressed by opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Nelson Chamisa,
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China rebuffed Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s call for Beijing to rethink its conduct in the South China Sea on Thursday, saying China had the right to react to foreign ships or aircraft that get close to its islands. FILE PHOTO: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his State of the Nation address at
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